This week, we are opening a new page of the synchro history book. Today we go to Normandy, France to visit the country house of Edith Ballester. Edith was a trailblazer who shaped the origins of synchronized skating in France. She worked to import and develop the discipline in France from 1990 until her retirement in 2001. Let's discover the birth of synchronized skating among our French friends through the eyes of this passionate woman who blew out 82 candles on her birthday cake this year.
Canada’s best synchro teams will compete in Waterloo for the 2019 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships this weekend.
Many synchro fans remember for sure Team Viola, the 2018 Senior British Champions, who competed also in the World Championship last year in Stockholm. Former team coach Katrina Cotterrall agreed to tell us about her experience.
Italy once again charmed several synchronized skating teams who competed last weekend in Milan in Advanced Novice, Junior and Senior. The competition also celebrated the 25th anniversary of its creation.
The current World Champions flew early Friday morning to London. The team from Helsinki (FIN) will be part of the upcoming British TV show Dancing on Ice.
We walk on the red carpet just before the #JuraSynchroAwards ceremony begin. This week there is, for example, love, medals and a dance. If you also want to participate in the ceremony next week, do not forget to use the #JuraSynchroAwards when posting photos on social media.
Welcome to Australia! It is in Brisbane that we find this week's "Woman of the Week". Her name is Beth Howarth, she is 22 years old, she has been skating synchro for 11 years. Originally from Newport, a city on the Isle of Wight in the UK, this sports enthusiast also gives fitness classes to children, and coaches a team in her club. Meet this British girl who decided to live in Australia.
A few days ago, team Adrian College Varsity from the USA, competed at the French Cup in Rouen. This has been Tara Tahil, a skater in this team, first international competition ever. She shares with us her experience.
It was the weekend that all Junior teams in Finland were waiting for. Find out below who will represent the country at the 2019 Junior World Championship in Neuchâtel (SUI) in March.